Production

New Waters of the U.S. rule creates regulatory uncertainty for farmers

The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency... more »

EPA and Army finalize rule establishing WOTUS definition and restoring water protections

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of the Army (the agencies) announced Dec. 26 a final rule establishing a durabl... more »

NuPlant announces commercial launch of SmartClone automated tissue culture system

NuPlant, an Australian-based plant biotechnology company, announced the global launch of SmartClone – a highly-advanced plant tissue culture propaga... more »

Popular herbicides no longer control kochia in some areas

A North Dakota State University (NDSU) study showed that some kochia populations in western North Dakota likely have developed resistance to commonly ... more »

Farmworkers at risk for obesity, high blood pressure, say University of California researchers

Farmworkers are a crucial link in our food supply chain, a fact that came sharply into focus during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. To keep t... more »

Washington State Potato Commission launches Potato Academy

Recognizing the need for more applied information for its growers, the Washington State Potato Commission announces its inaugural Potato Academy on Fe... more »

Heliae Agriculture launches PhycoTerra World Soil Day scholarship

Heliae Agriculture announced Dec. 5 the inauguration of the PhycoTerra World Soil Day Scholarship program to support the next generation of agricultur... more »

Glyphosate license extended to end of 2023

The European Commission (Commission) extended the EU authorization for the use of herbicide glyphosate until the end of 2023, according to Commission ... more »

CFIA commits to modernizing potato wart plan on PEI

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced to the U.S. their intention to “modernize” the Long Term Management Plan that is intended to ... more »

EPA proposes production practices to protect endangered species

EPA released an Endangered Species Act (ESA) Workplan Update that, according to the Agency, outlines major steps to increase protections for wildlife ... more »


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